To identify the Best Colleges in Alaska for 2019 we averaged the results from the most respected college ranking systems (Niche.com + US News & World Report) from around the web to produce an entirely unique CollegeReviews Score for each school. And then ordered the schools based on that ranking. You won’t find a more exhaustive ranking of the best colleges and universities in Alaska anywhere.
About The Best Colleges In Alaska
Alaska is home to North America’s final frontier. It is the largest state in the United States but it only has about a dozen colleges and universities. Nearly half of Alaska calls Anchorage home. So it’s no surprise that most of the colleges in our ranking are based in Anchorage. As many of the public colleges and universities are located there. Including the University of Alaska at Anchorage and Alaska Pacific University.
Outside of Anchorage, the University of Alaska has smaller satellite campuses in Juneau, Fairbanks, Ketchikan, and Sitka. You will also find a handful of community colleges, tribal colleges, and one bible college in Alaska.
About Our Methodology
Our methodology for determining the best colleges in Alaska takes both editorial rankings from US News & World Report, Times Higher Education and combines it with student rankings from Niche.com. We weight student rankings higher giving them about a 80% weighted score vs editorial rankings. Thus creating a more accurate viewpoint of the best colleges in any given state.
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